SPIDER-MAN Reboot Casts SHAKE IT UP Star Zendaya In A Lead Role

SPIDER-MAN Reboot Casts SHAKE IT UP Star Zendaya In A Lead Role

We finally have some more casting news for Marvel and Sony's solo Spider-Man reboot. According to Deadline, actress/singer Zendaya has nabbed one of the female lead roles.

Marvel and Sony have added another cast member to their upcoming solo Spider-Man reboot. Joining Tom Holland as Peter Parker and Marisa Tomei as his Aunt May will be young up-and-comer, Zendaya.

Deadline reports that she'll be playing a character named Michelle, but don't provide any further details. Could this be Michele Gonzales? Will she be the brand new love interest for Parker?

Obviously in the comics that's usually either Gwen Stacy or Mary Jane Watson - but if they're looking to shake things up here and give us something completely new, perhaps this Michelle will wind up taking that role. Or, could she actually be playing either Gwen or MJ and Michelle is a fake name to throw people off? Not likely, but you never know.

Zendaya got her break in Disney Channel series Shake it Up! and K.C. Undercover. Jon Watts will direct the Spider-Man reboot which is set for release on July 7, 2017.


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